UPDATE at 10:55p: All lanes are now open.
UPDATE at 6:45p: Because you knew this would happen… there is now a major five car accident on 441 in the area of Clint Moore Road — this is where the slowdown for the Yamato and 441 accident begins. Rescuers are on the scene. Stay away from the area. It’s going to be a long night on 441 in West Boca.
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A major accident is causing traffic havoc in West Boca this evening.
State Road 441 is closed in the area of Yamato due to a high-impact crash that downed several electrical wires in the area. The road is still closed. Southbound traffic being detoured northbound back to Clint Moore — creating a huge backup as drivers attempt to divert onto Lyons, only to find too many cars and not enough road.
Other feeder roads are jammed as well.
From Fire Rescue:
At 343pm crews responded to reports of a accident at SR7 and Lakeridge Blvd. On arrival crews reported a two vehicle accident with a pole and lines across SR7. At this time the roadway remains closed until the lines can be removed. FPL and Comcast have been contacted.
One injured person from this accident was transported to a local area hospital.